COVID-19 Media Coverage

Yahoo Finance: El Paso imposes curfew as COVID-19 cases overwhelm Texas hospitals

October 28, 2020

In this video, Dr. Owais Durrani, resident in Emergency Medicine, discusses the surge in U.S. coronavirus-related hospitalizations and precautions taken to stop the spread. Watch the interview.


Texas Public Radio: Ask the experts: What will the next few months of the COVID-19 crisis look like?

October 28, 2020

Jason Bowling, Infectious Diseases, was a guest on Texas Public Radio’s “The Source” answering listeners’ questions on a variety of topics including whether cold weather makes people more susceptible to COVID-19 and how we can be sure that a vaccine will be safe. Read and listen to the interview.


Fox 29: San Antonio health care workers prepare for possible COVID-19 surge

October 27, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, shares with KABB Fox News audiences that wearing a mask, social distancing and continuing with hand hygiene are among the major lessons learned in our battle against COVID-19, all protocols of which health care professionals want to remind the community. Read and watch the story.


News 4: San Antonio health care workers prepare for possible COVID-19 surge

October 27, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, shares with News 4 audiences that wearing a mask, social distancing and continuing with hand hygiene are among the major lessons learned in our battle against COVID-19, all protocols of which health care professionals want to remind the community. Read and watch the story.


San Antonio Express-News: ‘We’re poised to do it’: University Hospital to perform double lung transplants for COVID-19 patients with irreversible lung damage

October 26, 2020

Dr. Edward Sako, Cardiothoracic Surgery, tells the San Antonio Express-News that the University Transplant Center is on the cusp of performing the complex surgery of double lung transplants for COVID-19 patients with irreversible lung damage. Read the story.


National Geographic: ‘Super antigens’ tied to mysterious COVID-19 syndrome in children

October 22, 2020

Dr. Alvaro Moreira, Neonatology, is quoted in this National Geographic story regarding a study by his team on “super antigens” that are tied to a mysterious COVID-19 syndrome in children, following the coronavirus inhabiting the gut; see link at “early signs” in the third paragraph. Read the story.